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Pat Garrett killed Billy the Kid

Pat Garrett's wife, holding the gun he used to kill Billy the Kid -- If he actually did the killing...

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Pat Garrett. Killed Billy the Kid was a Sheriff in New Mexico. Bartender, customs agent. Shot and killed during an argument.

The only known photograph of Billy the Kid, who was killed at 21. He was said to have killed 21 men, one for each year of his short life, but probably killed between four and eight. For a long time it was thought that he was left-handed because of this photo, but this image is in fact flipped. He used his pistol right-handed. Killed in 1881 by Sheriff Pat Garrett.

Pat Garret's killing of Billy the Kid.

Billy the Kid was captured and sentenced to hang for the 1878 murder of a county sheriff. He then escaped, only to be hunted down and killed by Sheriff Patrick Floyd Garrett on 14 July 1881.

Patrick Floyd "Pat" Garrett (June 5, 1850 – February 29, 1908) was an American Old West lawman, bartender, and customs agent who was best known for killing Billy the Kid.[2] He was also the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico